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The Audio Engineering & Production Advanced Diploma program at Centre for Arts and Technology will help you develop as both an artist and a music technician. This program provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career in sound.
Students learn a broad range of important production skills, including:
Audio Engineering & Production
Recording Engineer, Music Producer, Post-Production Engineer, Sound Designer, Sound Studio Designer, Location Audio Engineer, Foley Artist
Electronic Music Production
Music Producer, MIDI Programmer, Sound and Music Composer, Sound Effects and Dialogue Editor, Audio/Visual and Multimedia Producer, music recording artist.
You’ll receive ongoing mentor-ship from instructors and full time industry professionals to help you become skilled and confident in your abilities in advanced music production, post production, engineering, mixing, mastering, composition, and applied acoustics.
Music Theory—Music Composition—Scoring for Film Soundtracks—Pro Tools HD—Analog/Digital Studio Operations—Recording and Mixing in Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound—Music Production—Editing and Sound Design—Film Set Location Recording—Recording and Mixing ADR, SFX for TV and Film.
You know that the proper score or soundscape can become a character of its own. Your friends have always considered you the audiophile of the bunch. Your music library is flawless with every song in crystal clear resolution, and EQ’d for perfectly balanced sound. CAT graduates go on to work with some of the largest blockbuster titles, brands, companies and artists around the world.
The Okanagan is known for its sunny warm climate, dry landscapes and lakeshore communities. With outdoor activities such as boating and watersports, skiing and hiking, it's considered a four-season year-round playground. Filled with orchards, vineyards, wine and freshwater lakes, Kelowna, BC is an international tourism destination and the desired lifestyle.
Centre graduates enter the professional world with confidence, knowing they have the high-end technical skills, industry knowledge and relevant experience to stand out among the competition.
Our college programs are taught by respected industry professionals, dedicated to helping others get their start. Instructors all have years of experience working in the field and know what it takes to make it in today's workplace.
Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT) and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have partnered to create the CAT-BCIT Pathway: a cross-institutional agreement enabling CAT graduates entry into BCIT’s School of Business.
"We have built a reputation as a world class studio that is highly sought after for high quality children's content, thanks to the Center for Arts and Technology for the students every year!" - Ashley Ramsay - CEO of Yeti Farm Creative
“Centre for Arts and Technology had everything I hoped for: a small class size, one-on-one attention, and dedicated instructors. I get to make art every day and it never feels like work. For all you potential students—be prepared to make something awesome out of your life. Anyone who takes this course is in for a real treat.” – Carly Sappier - Centre Graduate
"I was always fascinated at how sound and music can heighten your perceptual experience. The Audio Engineering & Production instructors did an excellent job of preparing me for my career. I now live in Vancouver and record location dialogue for film and television productions." - Corey Sewell - Centre Graduate